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31 January 2007 @ 04:20 pm
goodbye to the wittiest woman in Texas  
I knew it was coming, but it doesn't make it any less of a loss. Molly Ivins has died. In these bleak years, I've often thought back to Molly's columns on Texas progressives, people who struggled for civil rights and much more in the face of a hostile populace, as a guideline for why you cannot give into despair no matter how bad things look. Because it is bit by bit you build a better world, not in great and instant transfigurations.
 
 
 
Madeline the Edifyingzdashamber on February 1st, 2007 12:37 am (UTC)
Ohno! :_( Been a long time since I've read the paper, but I'll miss having people link to her latest column.
Cyrano: snowcyranocyrano on February 1st, 2007 01:31 am (UTC)
Oh man.